Skip to main content

Travel journals

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

Album of topographical views and figure studies of a tour in Scotland and England, of Revd. George Ernest Howman. Places visited in Scotland include Bridge of Fyers, Blair Atholl, Killicrankie, Dunkeld, Killin, Callendar, the Trossachs, Stirling, Dunblane, Scone Palace, Perth, Castle Huntly, Dundee, Leuchars, St Andrews, Loch Leven, Linlithgow, Craigmillar Castle, Roslin Chapel and Melrose.

Identifier: Acc.13197
Scope and Contents Single volume with 16 drawings loosely enclosed.ff.1-58 Tour of Scotland and return through England, 1820f.1 Bridge of Fyers from above the Upper Fall, Augt. 17 f.2 Lower Fall of the Bruar near Blair Athol, Augt. 21f.3 In the Pass of Killiekrankie, Augt. 22f.4 Cottage near Fascalie Augt. 22 f.5 Vale of the Tay. Looking towards Dunkeld. Birnham Hill in ye distance Augt. 22f.6 The two Parent Larches. Dunkeld....
Dates: 1820-1826.

Autobiography and diaries of foreign travel, circa 1953-1979, of Helen Henderson.

Identifier: Acc.8867
Scope and Contents

With photocopies of poetry, circa 1890, of William Constable (originals now destroyed).

Dates: circa 1890, circa 1953-1979.

Carbon copy of a typescript of a journal of a Mr Baine, schoolmaster in Edinburgh.

Identifier: Acc.3611
Scope and Contents

Describing a voyage to Iceland in the "John" of Leith.

Dates: 1789.

Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, literary papers, filmscripts, photographs and personal papers of Tom Weir, explorer, journalist and photographer.

Identifier: Acc.13059/1-500
Scope and Contents Tom Weir is probably best known for his long-running STV series ‘Weir’s Way’. He was born in Glasgow and served in the Royal Artillery during World War II. He worked as a surveyor for the Ordnance Survey before embarking on the career that was to make him a household name. Tom Weir is also notable as a mountaineer. He was a member of the first post-war Himalayan expedition and a number of important exploratory expeditions in Nepal in the early 1950s. He became a...
Dates: circa 1916-2006.

Description of voyage to South Africa of Trooper Charles Hunter, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.

Identifier: Acc.10677
Scope and Contents

Includes transcript of description. With letter and pocket book containg active service notes.

Dates: circa 1900.

Diaries and notebooks, 1823-1850, of Sir George Campbell of Edenwood and travel journals and diaries, 1859-1891, of his son, also Sir George Campbell of Edenwood.

Identifier: Acc.7657
Scope and Contents

Including descriptions of a tour to China in 1866 and the United States in 1881-1882.

Dates: 1823-1891.

Diaries of James Willliam Drummond.

Identifier: Acc.5701
Scope and Contents

Describing a visit to Shetland, 1874, a walking tour in Norway, 1875, climbs in the Alps, 1899-1903, and a yacht cruise off the west coast of Scotland, undated.

With diary, 1880-1881, of Williamina McPhee Drummond, of a cruise in the Mediterranean.

Dates: 1874-1903 and undated.

Diaries of Robert Black.

Identifier: Acc.7953
Scope and Contents

Concerning tours in Egypt, Turkey and Palestine.

Dates: 1892 and 1895.

Diary in typescript carbon of John L Baird.

Identifier: Acc.8893
Scope and Contents

Describing journey to Turkey, Mesopotamia and Persia.

Dates: 1913.

Diary of a return trip between Edinburgh and Yokohama by Miss Madelena L Stewart.

Identifier: Acc.12756
Scope and Contents

Comprises bound notebook compiled in pencil and loose typescript with illustrations.

Dates: 1934.

Diary of a tour on the Continent by H W K.

Identifier: Acc.11891
Scope and Contents

Illustrated with mounted postcards and photographs.

Dates: 1908.

Diary of Charles Livingston.

Identifier: Acc.6746
Scope and Contents

Concerning a voyage in the yacht "Kentra" along the west coast of Scotland.

Dates: 1933.

Diary of Jessie B Cairns.

Identifier: Acc.6787
Scope and Contents

Describing a visit to Germany.

Dates: 1875-1876.

Diary of John Maxwell, of Baillieston.

Identifier: Acc.7074
Scope and Contents

Detailing travels in France and Switzerland.

Dates: 1870-1871.

Diary of John Patrick Crichton-Stuart.

Identifier: Acc.9553
Scope and Contents

Concerns trip to Iceland in 1867, and a visit to the Baltic and Russia by Adam Hay Gordon of Mochie and Mayen in 1868.

Dates: 1867-1868

Diary of Joseph Mercer.

Identifier: Acc.7952
Scope and Contents

Concerning a tour in France and Italy.

Dates: 1778-1779.

Diary of Mary Steel-Maitland.

Identifier: Acc.5553
Scope and Contents

Concerning a trip to Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey.

Dates: 1931-1932.